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  1. June 25, 2014

    Falcone targets dual-class share hurdle

    Investors arise Philip Falcone’s $1.1bn bid for Central Garden & Pet may look like just another prospective deal at a time...

  2. June 27, 2012

    SEC files charges against Harbinger chief

    The US Securities and Exchange Commission has filed civil charges against Philip Falcone and his hedge fund group Harbinger...

  1. June 27, 2012

    SEC targets Falcone over fund loan

    The Securities and Exchange Commission may file civil charges as soon as this week against Philip Falcone, the head of hedge...

  2. May 14, 2012

    LightSquared files for bankruptcy protection

    LightSquared, the satellite venture of Philip Falcone, has filed for bankruptcy protection after the billionaire investor...

  3. May 9, 2012

    LightSquared payment lifts Inmarsat

    Inmarsat, the UK satellite operator, beat expectations with a nearly 10 per cent rise in first-quarter sales, thanks to...

  4. May 8, 2012

    RIM bolsters executive team for turnround

    Research In Motion, the struggling BlackBerry smartphone maker, has named chief marketing and operating officers to bolster...

  5. April 30, 2012

    Falcone gains more time for LightSquared

    Philip Falcone, the billionaire hedge fund manager who has suffered regulatory setbacks in his attempt to build a 4G...

  6. April 20, 2012

    LightSquared settles Inmarsat dispute

    LightSquared, the struggling US-based wireless broadband start-up backed by Philip Falcone’s Harbinger Capital, has settled...

  7. April 5, 2012

    LightSquared bankruptcy moves step closer

    Philip Falcone, the billionaire hedge fund manager whose attempt to build a new 4G wireless communications network has been...

  8. March 16, 2012

    Sprint Nextel cancels agreement with LightSquared

    LightSquared, the broadband wireless start-up backed by Philip Falcone’s Harbinger Capital, has had a further serious...

  9. March 6, 2012

    Inmarsat looks to new satellite boost

    Inmarsat expects a new fleet of satellites providing broadband to return the company to double-digit growth in two years,...

  10. February 28, 2012

    LightSquared chief executive resigns

    Sanjiv Ahuja has resigned as chief executive of LightSquared, in the latest setback for the ambitious wireless broadband...

  11. February 20, 2012

    LightSquared misses payment to Inmarsat

    A lucrative revenue stream appeared to have ended for Inmarsat on Monday when the UK satellite operator said that...

  12. February 17, 2012

    Falcone’s mobile fight flounders

    Philip Falcone’s attempt to vault from billionaire hedge fund manager into the stratosphere of satellite communications...

  13. February 15, 2012

    LightSquared regroups after FCC ruling

    LightSquared executives are assessing their limited options after US regulators withdrew permission for the start-up to...

  14. February 15, 2012

    FCC drops backing for LightSquared network

    US regulators plan to withdraw permission for LightSquared, the wireless broadband start-up backed by Philip Falcone’s...

  15. January 18, 2012

    LightSquared rejects GPS interference tests

    LightSquared, the company seeking to build a nationwide 4G wireless data network, accused manufacturers of commercial GPS...

  16. December 21, 2011

    LightSquared turns tables on GPS device makers

    With its bid for regulatory approval to set up a new US wireless broadband network facing scrutiny over potential...

  17. December 15, 2011

    LightSquared 4G network plans face setback

    Plans by LightSquared, the communications group backed by Philip Falcone’s Harbinger Capital, to build a nationwide US...

  18. December 9, 2011

    Harbinger Capital and managers face SEC action

    The US hedge fund Harbinger Capital Partners and Philip Falcone, its founder, have been told by the Securities and Exchange...

  19. October 16, 2011

    Freedom to grow beyond the brusque big apple

    Mike Luce is a New Yorker. But 16 years of the slow life in Alabama has cleaned up his behaviour to the point where he might...

  20. August 4, 2011

    Clearwire in shift from WiMax technology

    Clearwire, the US wireless broadband network operator, is to begin rolling out a new network based on LTE technology after...

  21. July 28, 2011

    Sprint and LightSquared in 4G deal

    Sprint Nextel and LightSquared, the mobile telecommunications start-up backed by Philip Falcone’s Harbinger Capital group,...

  22. July 6, 2011

    Rupert Pearce named Inmarsat CEO

    UK satellite operator Inmarsat on Wednesday named Rupert Pearce, head of the company’s enterprise division, to succeed...

  23. June 23, 2011

    Lawmakers push for more LightSquared tests

    US lawmakers are urging the Federal Communications Commission to allow time for comprehensive testing of measures by...

  24. June 20, 2011

    LightSquared nears 4G tie-up with Sprint

    LightSquared, the US telecoms company founded by Philip Falcone, the hedge fund manager, is close to unveiling an agreement...

  25. June 2, 2011

    LightSquared confident over 4G launch

    LightSquared expects to launch its 4G wireless broadband network in the US early in 2012, as planned, in spite of tests...

  26. May 31, 2011

    Hedge fund says Northern Rock call is wrong

    A hedge fund has told a tribunal that former preference shareholders of Northern Rock should be paid £322.5m. Harbinger...

  27. March 27, 2011

    LightSquared in contract talks

    LightSquared, the group behind ambitious plans for a high-speed mobilenetwork in the US, is in contract negotiations with 15...

  28. March 23, 2011

    Best Buy to offer 4G mobile broadband

    Best Buy, the US electronics retailer, plans to offer a 4G high-speed mobile broadband service based on LightSquared’s LTE...

  29. February 7, 2011

    Harbinger sells 14% stake in Inmarsat

    Inmarsat provides voice and data satellite services to ships, aircraft and military users as well as people operating in...

  30. January 14, 2011

    LightSquared faces data network hurdles

    LightSquared, the mobile telecommunications company backed by billionaire investor Philip Falcone, faces new challenges and...

  31. November 15, 2010

    Harbinger faces probes over loan

    Harbinger Capital Partners, the New York hedge fund controlled by Philip Falcone, is facing inquiries by US regulators...

  32. November 11, 2010

    Harbinger reassures investors over fund

    Harbinger Capital – one of New York’s most prominent hedge fund managers – has been forced to defend itself against rumours...

  33. November 8, 2010

    Inmarsat on course to meet forecasts

    Inmarsat said it was on track for a “good” year as the satellite operator, which until recently had been seen as a bid...

  34. October 4, 2010

    Harbinger Capital cuts Inmarsat stake

    Harbinger Capital, the US investment fund, has ruled out an offer for Inmarsat after announcing plans to offload just under...

  35. August 17, 2010

    Private equity and hedge fund money flows into financial services

    Harbinger Capital’s $350m (£225m, €270m) deal to buy the troubled US life-insurance business of Old Mutual, the Anglo-South...

  36. July 20, 2010

    Nokia Siemens wins $7bn Harbinger deal

    Harbinger Capital Partners, the New York-based hedge fund founded by Philip Falcone, has awarded a $7bn contract to Nokia...

  37. June 3, 2010

    Davis on bench

    Tory backbencher David Davis has suffered a setback to his nascent FTSE 100 board career with the decision by Ferrous Metals...

  38. May 18, 2010

    Ferrous to raise up to $400m in IPO

    Ferrous Resources, the Brazilian iron ore miner, confirmed its intention to list in London next month, adding momentum to a...

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